In a recent episode of his television show, singer Eddie Money released some very upsetting news. “Am I going to live a long time? Who knows. It’s in God’s hands. But you know what? I’ll take every day I can get. Every day above ground is a good day.” The news that Eddie Money has been diagnosed with cancer has just hit the streets, and fans, along with other musicians, are quite heartbroken. On his show ‘Real Money‘, Eddie Money explains how he has recently been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. It began as just a routine doctor’s visit, but ended to be one hell of a shock to the system. Recently Eddie Money had a couple of health scares. First it was pneumonia, then he underwent heart surgery. He went to his doctor for just a routine check up, but was hit with some devastating news. Eddie Money explains “I thought I was going in to get a checkup, and he told me that, uh, I got cancer.”, his wife added “It’s in his esophagus, the top of his stomach… it’s also spread to his liver.”. Eddie continued “It hit me really, really hard. I don’t want to keep the fact that I have cancer from everybody. It’s not honest. I want to be honest with everybody.” He went on to say that cancer treatments have come “a long way” and that “not everybody dies from cancer like they did in the ‘50s and the ‘60s.” He added “Am I going to live a long time? Who knows. It’s in God’s hands. But you know what? I’ll take every day I can get. Every day above ground is a good day.”. If you want to catch his TV show ‘Real Money’, the second season airs on AXS TV on September 12th.
Written and Posted by William David